Politics

Common Sense in Free Fall on College Campuses

Common Sense in Free Fall on College Campuses

Evidence is mounting that political ideology is corrupting the liberal arts.

When Free Speech Clashes With Trans Power

When Free Speech Clashes With Trans Power

Under no circumstances is it right to shut down speech. What was once a movement about sexual orientation and equal rights has transformed into an ideological crusade that’s shuts down dissent, punishes and shames any person or organization that dares speak against it, or even facilitate dialogue.

A Gun Control Lesson From Australia’s Cat Genocide

A Gun Control Lesson From Australia’s Cat Genocide

As America's gun debate heats up again, perhaps we can learn something from Australia's cat genocide.

The Epidemic of Woke Politicians

The Epidemic of Woke Politicians

Politicians no longer claim to be able to pave the roads and run the jails. They are now fully woke.

'Do Something' Is a Dangerous Demand to Make of Politicians

'Do Something' Is a Dangerous Demand to Make of Politicians

In response to the wave of mass killings this year, it’s being shouted at any available political figure.

I Immigrated to the US to Pursue the American Dream, Not to Pay for Your College Degree

I Immigrated to the US to Pursue the American Dream, Not to Pay for Your College Degree

There are millions of highly-educated, foreign-born individuals in the US workforce with stories like mine. We took an entrepreneurial approach to our lives, seeking to better ourselves and live the American dream.

Why Only Villains Are Running for President

Why Only Villains Are Running for President

All I saw were villains, saying predictable things and unwilling to learn and change.

Socialism May Be Absurd, but It’s No Laughing Matter

Socialism May Be Absurd, but It’s No Laughing Matter

But it’s sometimes difficult to refrain from chuckling at the absurdities of its most devoted adherents.

Google Is Burying Alternative Health Sites to Protect People from 'Dangerous' Medical Advice

Google Is Burying Alternative Health Sites to Protect People from 'Dangerous' Medical Advice

For their unorthodox views, some physicians are being treated as medical heretics. Google’s search engine algorithm has essentially ended traffic to their websites.

No, Tariffs Won’t Ruin Christmas

No, Tariffs Won’t Ruin Christmas

Every time President Trump raises tariffs, the media clucks that American consumers will pay the price. This hasn’t happened yet, and it won’t happen now.

Baltimore Is a Mess. Here Are 3 Big Issues the City Faces

Baltimore Is a Mess. Here Are 3 Big Issues the City Faces

Changes in law enforcement, less onerous (and less corrupt) governance, and a rethink of how education is brought to young people in the city would be good first steps toward making Baltimore great again.

Apocalypse Now: Be Careful What You Wish For

Apocalypse Now: Be Careful What You Wish For

We must look back at Nagasaki and Hiroshima, and say, “Never again.”

Robots Ready to Scoop Ice Cream Jobs

Robots Ready to Scoop Ice Cream Jobs

California isn’t nicknamed Commiefornia for nothing. 

Prosecutors Treat El Paso Shooting as Domestic Terrorism

Prosecutors Treat El Paso Shooting as Domestic Terrorism

Federal investigators are conducting the investigation “with a view towards bringing federal hate crimes charges … which carry a penalty of death.”

What’s Killing Office Romances?

What’s Killing Office Romances?

One in ten Americans meet their spouse at work. However, in the mid-1990s, almost twice as many Americans met their spouse at work.

Baltimore's Homicide Rate Is Ten Times Larger Than the U.S. Rate

Baltimore's Homicide Rate Is Ten Times Larger Than the U.S. Rate

When it comes to Baltimore being a haven of appalling violent crime, Trump's not wrong. Although it has strict gun control laws, Baltimore's homicide rate is comparable to that of El Salvador and Venezuela.

Illegal Migrants on Way to US Border Down 39 Percent, Mexico Says

Illegal Migrants on Way to US Border Down 39 Percent, Mexico Says

The number of mostly Central American migrants traveling through the country to reach the U.S. dropped from 144,278 in May to 87,648 in June.

Is Pete Buttigieg Right That Opposing a $15 Minimum Wage ‘Taunts’ God?

Is Pete Buttigieg Right That Opposing a $15 Minimum Wage ‘Taunts’ God?

Are those who oppose raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour transgressing the Scripture and mocking the Lord God Almighty? One might get that impression from watching Tuesday night’s Democratic presidential debate, when one of the participants explicitly made that argument.

And Then They Came for the Left’s Sacred Symbols

And Then They Came for the Left’s Sacred Symbols

What to do when a Marxist mural depicting a dark side of American history is suddenly on the chopping block?

Boris Johnson and Donald Trump: Five Similarities (Besides Politics)

Boris Johnson and Donald Trump: Five Similarities (Besides Politics)

The similarities go beyond politics. Here are five things the American President and the British Prime Minister have in common.

Political Polarization Is About Feelings, Not Facts

Political Polarization Is About Feelings, Not Facts

The upcoming book, “Overdoing Democracy,” argues that polarization isn’t about where you get your news or how politicians are divided – it’s about how a person’s political identity is wrapped up with almost everything they do.

Tulsi's Last Stand

Tulsi's Last Stand

The most interesting Democrat running for president could be felled by a party that cares more about wokeness than war.

Let’s Stop Blaming Law-Abiding Gun Owners

Let’s Stop Blaming Law-Abiding Gun Owners

Here are four reasons that so many Americans own or want to own a gun.

Five Surprising Public Figures Supporting Free Speech Over Transgender Wokeness

Five Surprising Public Figures Supporting Free Speech Over Transgender Wokeness

If it is not hate speech or incitement to violence, why not permit it?

Is There a 'Catholic Case for Communism'?

Is There a 'Catholic Case for Communism'?

Communists killed millions of their citizens and severely persecuted Christians. I was thinking of all this because America, the magazine published by America’s Jesuits, recently featured an essay making “The Catholic Case for Communism.”

How Did the Presidential Campaign Get to Be so Long?

How Did the Presidential Campaign Get to Be so Long?

It wasn’t always this way.

$15 Minimum Wage Constricts Hours Worked, as Bernie Sanders Shows

$15 Minimum Wage Constricts Hours Worked, as Bernie Sanders Shows

Increasing the minimum wage doesn’t do much good for workers if they end up working far fewer hours than they would like.

Communism and Nazism Are Now Legally Synonymous in Ukraine

Communism and Nazism Are Now Legally Synonymous in Ukraine

Both Europeans and Americans would do well to consider two groups who would have enthusiastically supported state-imposed bans on undesired speech: Nazis and communists.

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